AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Senior HR Business Partner - Global Medicines Development in Warsaw, Poland

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world's most serious diseases.

As part of our ongoing growth of the HR team in Warsaw we are opening a new Senior HR Business Partner role, supporting the Global Medicines Development (GMD) team, which focuses on research and development of new products as well as running global clinical trials.

In this role you will provide comprehensive Human Resources Partnering service to the GMD business unit, reporting to Human Resources Director for Poland. You will have full responsibility for implementing company strategy relating to Human Resources throughout the business unit and you will play a key role in the formulation of company policies and procedures.

In this role you will:

  • Lead the people elements of change programmes and projects in the GMD organization, working with the business to develop and prioritize delivery of the company’s people strategy for the area.

  • Develop and maintain a strong trusted advisor relationship with the business. Work in partnership with the business to ensure that an environment of continued professional development is created and individual and team performance is managed effectively.

  • Participate in setting and executing against the strategic direction of the business area

  • Be responsible for managing multi-disciplinary projects, covering a number of areas, including recruitment, compensation and benefits, performance management, people management, employee relations and change management

  • Liaise with senior management to understand business requirements and tailor specific solutions

  • Ensure that policy and process activity is effectively delivered, providing advice and support to the business on complex employee relations issues such as disciplinary and grievances.

  • Work across the HR function and business, seek to ensure interventions are integrated in a consistent way that supports AZ’s organizational objectives

  • Act as primary point of contact for HR policy issues

  • Coach, support, mentor and challenge managers in the application of HR policies and practices, provides advice and guidance on complex HR issues in order to minimize risk and financial exposure

  • Drive and support the development and delivery of cultural change plans and interventions

You will ideally already have:

  • At least 5 years of experience in HR Business Partner role

  • Previous experience in managing senior stakeholders

  • Previous experience from a Research & Development environment is an advantage

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills

  • Ability to manage competing tasks efficiently and prioritize workload within a matrix environment

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications

  • Experience with Workday is an advantage

  • Fluent English

At AstraZeneca, we're proud to have a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. Here, employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives - and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity. We offer an attractive salary, a comprehensive employee benefits package and many opportunities to grow and develop within our global structure. Apply today and find out more.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.